Bills threaten encrypted platforms used by journalists

Three bills in Congress would undermine end-to-end encryption, endangering secure communication for reporters and sources

Secrecy undermines trust in Google antitrust trial

The press and public shouldn’t be shut out from the Google antitrust case

Judge gets it wrong in censoring the Post-Dispatch

An unconstitutional order once again extends a prior restraint on newspaper

It’s time to rein in Pegasus and halt spying on journalists

The United States could do more to combat spyware used by governments to surveil the press

Prosecuting Assange threatens press freedom. US officials should not need the Australians to explain that to them

Our government should have heeded calls to drop charges against Assange long ago. It’s embarrassing that foreigners have to remind us of our constitutional principles

Finders keepers? Police illegally seize and refuse to return journalists’ equipment

Police seizure of journalists’ equipment outside the newsroom should draw just as much outrage as the raid on the Marion County Record

Use state law to shield newsrooms and reporters from police raids

Federal law limits searches and seizures of journalistic materials, but state law can give even greater protections.

Press freedom after Marion

FPF spoke with the Lawfare podcast about the police raid on the Marion County Record and protections for journalists

Police use victims’ rights law to hide from scrutiny

Journalists and the public need to know officers’ identities to hold them accountable for their official actions

Press coalition to courts: Don’t walk back pandemic-era access

Federal courts should continue remote audio access to trials and hearings for public and press